This allows the first character to be used as a control character so that you can convert the contents of the physical file back to a spool file and. Any questions relating more to a PC type environment. This could be PC, Servers (both LINUX and WINDOWS). Historically, converting spooled files on IBM i has been a bit of an arduous task, but in recent releases, it’s become much easier. In April , I.

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The range of valid iseroes numbers is 1 through Here are the steps: Learn about this website’s comments policy here. CPF Copy request failed.

Specifies iseriea user-defined physical database file to which the spooled records will be copied. I have times when a user will request that a report be emailed to them, rather than printed and sent to them via the inter company mail. Login or Sign Up. Read this pyiscal file and split the rows into columns.

IBM i: Converting a spooled file to PDF

Written by Simon Hutchinson at 4: The AS spool report is generated. Juan Dragone March 26, at 8: February 11th, CPF Duplicate job names found. The assigned channel values as specified on the command are as follows:. Very helpful article Too In this example I will save it to the document test. Correct the error and try the request again.


I have received several communications informing me that you can use the Operation Navigator to convert a spool file to a PDF file. The assigned line number for channel iserries is line 1. Specifies a iseried of channel numbers with their assigned line numbers.

Bar code data is lost. If I could attach some screen prints’ I’d show you. The function requires that product TS1 option 01 be available to use. Simon Hutchinson November 13, at CPF Member not added. If you can generate a spool file with Hebrew characters I do not see why this would not work. Element list Optional Element 1: Bob Schaefer March 28, at Parameters Examples Error messages.

Each assigned channel must have a corresponding line number to provide the correct positioning on a report. All my answers were extracted from the “Big Dummy’s Guide to the As” and I take no responsibility for any of them. In my second example I am copying an existing spool file to my folder as a PDF file: The 4-byte print control code is created. I cannot put my hand on my heart and say for sure as the servers I have access to only have the US-English character set.


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The easiest way would be to create a PDF file from the spool file and then email it to the requestor. This parameter is considered after the job name, user name, job number, spooled file name, spooled file number, and job system name parameter requirements have been met. Anonymous November 13, at 9: Job name name Specify the name of the job that created the spooled file.